Canada is a country occupying the north section of North America. It is the second largest country in the world by total area. The country’s border with the US is the longest binational land border in the world. Canada covers a total area of 3.85 square miles and extends from Atlantic Ocean in the east, the Pacific Ocean in the west, and the Arctic Ocean in the north.
5 facts about Canada:
1. Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world at 151,600 miles.
2. Its population density is 8.6 people per square mile, making Canada the ninth-most sparsely populated nation in the world.
3. Canada is known as the home of large animals like the moose and grizzly bear, but it is also home to about 55,000 species of insects and about 11,000 species of mites and spiders.
4. Canada is a major producer and consumer of cheese. In 1997, Canadians produced 350,000 tons of at least 32 varieties of cheese and ate an average of 23.4 pounds per person, with cheddar being the most popular.
5. Canada contains 9% of the world's renewable water supply.